Pitcherful
Pitcherful Pitch"er*ful, n.; pl. {Pitcherfuls}. The quantity a pitcher will hold. [1913 Webster]

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  • pitcherful — noun see pitcher I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pitcherful — /pich euhr fool /, n., pl. pitcherfuls. the amount held by a pitcher. [1685 95; PITCHER1 + FUL] Usage. See ful. * * * …   Universalium

  • pitcherful — pitch·er·ful …   English syllables

  • pitcherful — noun the quantity contained in a pitcher • Syn: ↑pitcher • Hypernyms: ↑containerful …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pitcherfuls — Pitcherful Pitch er*ful, n.; pl. {Pitcherfuls}. The quantity a pitcher will hold. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Runlet — Run let, n. [Run + let.] A little run or stream; a streamlet; a brook. [1913 Webster] To trace out to its marshy source every runlet that has cast in its tiny pitcherful with the rest. Lowell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pitcher — I. noun Etymology: Middle English picher, from Anglo French, from Medieval Latin bicarius drinking cup Date: 13th century 1. a container for holding and pouring liquids that usually has a lip or spout and a handle 2. a modified leaf of a pitcher… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pitcher — pitcher1 noun a large jug. Derivatives pitcherful noun (plural pitcherfuls). Origin ME: from OFr. pichier pot , based on late L. picarium. pitcher2 [ pɪtʃə] noun 1》 Baseball the player who pitche …   English new terms dictionary

  • containerful — noun the quantity that a container will hold • Hypernyms: ↑indefinite quantity • Hyponyms: ↑armful, ↑bag, ↑bagful, ↑barrel, ↑barrelful, ↑barrow, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pitcher — 1. n. 1 a large usu. earthenware jug with a lip and a handle, for holding liquids. 2 a modified leaf in pitcher form. 3 (in pl.) broken pottery crushed and reused. Phrases and idioms: pitcher plant any of various plants, esp. of the family… …   Useful english dictionary

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